While the Silva Cell system can be optimized for tree growth or stormwater management alone, ideally we try to promote both simultaneously. Our standard details lay out the basics, but there are still some questions about just how the Silva Cell functions on sites where it is serving as an integrated tree and stormwater management system…. More
By Sarah K. Faiks, RLA, LEED-AP Here at DeepRoot we’re very pleased to announce a new partnership with HydroCAD that will allow design professionals to easily model Silva Cells as a part of their overall stormwater management plan.
Almost a year ago I guest-posted on Landscape Architecture Resource’s blog about Toronto’s forward-thinking adoption of green utilities like trees and soil to help treat stormwater. In that post, I discussed a Silva Cell stormwater proof-of-concept installation that we completed, in conjunction with the City of Toronto and Ryerson University, along The Queen’s Way in… More